Korean Journal of Medicine and Law (한국의료법학회지), Vol.9(1) : 119~128, 2001
Korean Journal of Medicine and Law (한국의료법학회지)
This paper has utilized an epidemiological approach to pollution cases presuming those harm caused by environmental pollutions takes similar course as development process of a disease. This approach has been utilized in four big pollution cases in Japan which proves that this approach might be the appropriate approach to solve such cases.
Environmental pollution is a scientific process. It will be desirable therefore, to solve such matters not only with sociological method but also with scientific methods. Recently there are many pollution cases reported in Korea. We must do our best to prevent such and when it happens we must try to solve the problem though appropriate legal actions.